Historical Events In August - 14
Monday, 28 September 2020
0410 On this day in history alaric sacks Rome
0554 Ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy on August - 14.
0582 Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.
1167 On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1183 Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on August - 14.
1248 Construction of Cologne Cathedral begun on this day in history.
1281 Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.
1385 Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on August - 14.
1385 Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on this day in history.
1395 On August - 14 utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden
1433 Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1457 Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on this day in history.
1498 On August - 14 columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela
1551 Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.
1552 Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher on August - 14.
1559 On August - 14 spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla
1585 Queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands on August - 14.
1587 On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49
1597 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.
1598 On this day in history irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English
1624 Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on this day in history.
1626 On this day in history daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1636 Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens on August - 14.
1642 On this day in history able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia
1642 On August - 14 cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)
1652 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1675 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on this day in history.
1688 On August - 14 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
1714 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.
1727 On August - 14 henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)
1727 On August - 14 william Croft, composer, dies at 48
1737 On this day in history charles Hutton, mathematician